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    Looking for first light

    I am looking for my first light for night riding. Hopefully I will do some non-technical singletrack. I was looking at something for under $80. Anyone had experience with the Jetlite I13 Halogen which is $60? If I can get it at REI, it is a benefit.

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    Jet lite's are great and super reliable

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    How bright is this model? It seems rather cheap for a Jet Lite.

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    That link is for the light head only. The battery option adds around $200 to that prices. The light mount adds another $40 or so.
    $300 for a complete halogen system is robbery.

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    Oh, you are right, so now I need another suggestion of a cheaper light. If I can at least commute in the dark, it would be good. Thanks!

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    How about the Planet Bike Blaze 2w?

    If you're lucky enough to live in Canada near a MEC it's $34 Canadian.

    http://www.mec.ca/Products/product_d...=1270410566877

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    You can get a Magicshine for about $80 from DealExtreme with regular shipping, if you are patient, or pay slightly more and get it from one of the other online retailer, if you need a light sooner. It's bright enough for technical singeltrack.

    You can spend less and get a different brand of light, but it probably won't be bright enough for trail riding, and you'll end up wishing you spent the $80 or so and bought the MagicShine.

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